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CHICAGO

Walsh Gallery

Gao Lei

From Gaza To Beijing

GAO LEI, The Spiritual Leader Hamas Sheikh Ahmed Yassin Appeared Last Time in Public Before His Assassination by IAF, Gaza. Feb, 2004, 2004, 

photograph, 100.3 x 150 cm. Courtesy Gao Lei and Walsh Gallery, Chicago.

The emerging Chinese photographer Gao Lei has far from conventional creative roots: with an earlier career in hydromechanics, it was through technological research and invention that the artist became interested in photography. “From Gaza to Beijing,” precisely curated by the University of Chicago art historian Wu Hung, revealed the artist’s continued…

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